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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Wellington Provincial District]

Mr. Henry Morland Gore

Mr. Henry Morland Gore, of the Hansard staff, eldest son of Mr. R. B. Gore, Curator of the Colonial Museum, was born in Dunedin in 1864. Educated at Wellington College he entered the Crown Lands office as cadet in 1879. In 1887 Mr. Gore became private secretary to the Hon. G. F. Richardson, minister of lands, and continued in that capacity to various members of the cabinet till 1893, when he joined the Hansard staff. He has also acted as secretary to several royal commissions. In his school days he studied art, and has since devoted a good deal of time to painting in water colours and oils. He holds a seat on the council of the Wellington Fine Arts Academy. In athletics Mr. Gore has long been a member of the Wellington Cricket Club. He played for the local senior cup, and was one of the team that won the trophy for three successive years. In tennis Mr. Gore gained the championship for Thorndon, Wellington, in 1893.